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look at that. >> yummy! so delicious. took at this. >> [ laughs ] >> now, wait. >> look at all that food. >> i can't even get all the e od the platter. now, we are talking about foods cooking all together, right? >> ooh, how fresh. >> how about chicken, rice, and occoli and all that nderful flavor in one pot? you know what? >> oh! >> it's one touch of one button. >> yes. >> and you're gonna have unbelievable, delicious results. >> 'cause rice is tough sometimes. >> rice is tough. you know, i'glad you said that because, in the power r essure cooker, it's the best rice cooker you're gonna get. >> look at that. >> guess how long this rice took. >> fluffy -- i mean, like -- i don't know -- 15, 20? >> 6 minutes. >> no way. >> look at this. feelelhat texture. >> ah! >> that's the way rice is supposed to be. >> it's nice. it's not clumpy or stuck together. >> that's right. and you know, denise, you said it before -- rice is tough, but we took all the guesswork out of it. we have one setting, one-touch button for whiteteice, one touch for brown rice, and one touch for wild rice.
so, we can't talk about all of chili. it's really hard, so pay attention. so, first what i didids i put the meat in, put it on sear mode, and i'm searing my meat with my tomatoes. now...look how hard this is. i'm gonna put my ingredients into the pot. >> [ laughs ] that's not hard at all. lid on. okay. so, i put the lid on. and then i touch one button... [ beeps ] ...and 20 minutes later -- iet me show you what chili looks like when it's power cooked. >> love the one-button touch. that's gorgeous! >> look at that! so, not only do we have a huge bounty of chili, 'cause we have 6 quarts... >> [ gasps ] >> ...but it's infused with flavor. look at the beans. look at the meat. >> b butiful ingredients. >> look at the tomato sauce. >> oh, yum. >> that is the way to eat chili. >> yeah, yeah, yeah. let me do this right. >> and just remember -- i did it >> oh, wow. >> ...with the touch of one button. >> wow, wow, wow, wow, wow, wow. off for me when it's done... >> yeah. >> ...and goes to a warming cycle, so that's ready for you when you're ready to eat it. >> this looks amazing.
>> is that crazy good? >hat is good. that's what chili's'sike when you power cook it. >> mmm. >> you infuse it with flavor. you pound it with flavor. >> mmm. incredible, baby. incredible. >> i was really excited about getting the power pressure cooker. the ease of it is so good. the capacity is phenomenal. [ beeps ] i can cook for my family of five, or i can have 8 pounds of wings done in 20 minutes f a party. i i n really do everything in the power pressure cooker, and i really don't need anything else. it's really the be-all and end-all of cooking in my kitchen. >> denise, we've cooked all kinds of food today, but there's covered yet. >> what's that? >> ha! >> boom. >> my favorite! face or what? >> you bet it does. >> look at these beautiful >> oh, gorgeous lobsters. >> oh, man. ooh. perfectly cooked. >> one, two. >> keep it coming. keep it coming. >>8three. >> h@re we go. four. >> [ gasps ] >> [ lauauing ] five, yes. >> that's crazy. >> i got five lobsters in there.
more amazing than five lobsters is i cooked five lobsters in 5 minutes with the touch of one button. how about ng crab legs? >> oh, man! >> you know what? no more rubbery seafood. we cooked these king crab legs in 2 to 3 minutes, and look at the result. >> oh, man! >> take a look at that meat. >> gorgeous. >> that's the way crab wasaseant to be eaten... >> yeah. >> ...not rubbery, not dry -- just done in a couple of minutes. >> yeah. and if i'm spending that kind of money on seafood, i really want it to be perfect. >> all right, here's one of my favorite dishes... >> [ gasps ] >> ...low cocotry boil. >> how pretty is that? >> you know what? down south, they make this all the time, but it takes hours. >> wow. >> now, take a look at the bounty of food that comes out of this pot. ready? are you -- look at this. >> that is so pretty. >> is that absolutely beautiful? we have the corn and the mussels and the potatoes and the all in 15 minutes. >> something in there for everybody. >> yeah, yououot that right. but you know what, denise? there's no way i'm gonna talk about pressure cooking without talking about my grandma's meatballs. >> oh, wow!
toil in the kitchen for hours to make these.. i cooked them in 15 minutes. >> really? >> yeah, under pressure. look at the results that i got. i had 100 meatballs in here -- look at that. >> that's a lot of meatballs. >> that is a lot of meatballs, and you know what? i'm sorry to say... >> beautiful. >> ...gram, i cooked them under pressure, and they actually taste better. >> you know what, eric? with all that we've made today, and all of it's not just% delicious, but it's so simple -- know that the power pressure c cker xl is something that i'm gonna rely on to make fast and healthy meals every single day. i mean, look at the incredible variety of food we've made today -- tender, fall off the bone meats, like pot roast, ribsand shredded pork... whole chickens and wings that went from frozen to fabulous in minutes... incredible one pot meals, like mexican chicken and rice, beans, stroganoff, and -- what was that? -- osso... >> [ chuckles ] osso buco.o. >> ...osso buco. i mean, even seafood, rice, chili, pasta, and canned food -- we can enjoy this all year long. >> you know what, denise? it's time to update your kitchen with the power pressure cookekexl.
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golf carts arovnd here? >> they are for safety reasons becausus when you'ree driving a typical golf carte at those speeds with the break system it's not safe forhem, this car has disk brakes on all four tires. >> reporter: according to the sumter county sheriff's office, over the past eight years, 16 people in the villages riding riding in golf carts have been killed in roadccidents. almost all of them were not wearing seat belts and were ejected. >> we used to have two cars and one cart, and now we have two rts and one car >> reporter: tim bought his first strtrt legal six years ago. in terms of insurance, this falls under your home insurance. >> no you have to register it just like a car and get insurance. >> reporter: car insurance and seat belts are required. the maximum speed limits 25 miles per hour. does it feel any less safe? >> on occasion it does. i mean, you have to be more aware when you're on the roads, because, obviously we're a smaller vehicle, and c cs think
they think that you're slower and try to beat you through intersections. low-speed vehicles are on the fast track to being allowed on the city streets in los angeles and new york, where politicians believe the future is slower, and at least in florida, cooler, too. david begnaud, cbs news, the villages, florida. >> a alrod: today at the port of los angeles, a giant arrived. its name the "benjamin franklin "and it's the largest2container ship ever to dock in north america. the "frank is longer than the empire state building, wider than an olympic swimming pool. just ahead, her call to arms was a hug. we remember the hug lady of fort hood. when heartburn strikes, take zantac for faster relief than nexium or ur money back. take the z ztac it challenge. it's here, the first gummy multivitamin...
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>> she meant a lot to a lot of us, and she had a wonderful, wonderful l pact on everybody that she had met. >> reporter: last month, when word got out that elizabeth was losing her long battle with breast cancer, the troops made it their mission to return the hugs and to thank the 84-year-old air force veteran for her service. former president george w. bush sent h%r a letter. >> we are a fortunana nation to have men and women who fact fies for our freedom. thank you for all of you have done at fort hood. >> axelrod: last tuesd, elizabeth was honored with a big award for her devotion to the troopsps two days later, on christmas eve, she passed away. >> she was a smiling face, you know, in a time@ where people could have possibly been afraid. >> axelrod: elizabeth laird, whwhmade the world better with her hugs, would have been 84 next month.
rename the fort hood deployment center innemory of elizabeth laird. and that's the cbs evening news for tonight. later on cbs, "48 hours." for now, i'm jim axelrod in new york, and for a of us hered at cbs news, thanks for jning us. and goodod night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by mediaccess group at wgbh access.wgbh.org cbs 2 news, rosy traditionwhy a local hawkeye fan's annual trip to pasadena means more to him that just making it tothe game. plus ...more violence in chicagothe latest deadly police shooting, and the familiar outcry, from family
less than a week now until the hawkeyes battle it out in the rose bowl, but before the big game, comes a big parade. all those beautiful floats will go rolling down colorado boulevard on new years day - and one float in this year's rose parade will feature the art of one eastern iowa florist. florist.cbs 2 news reporter steffi lee is re to tell us why it's extra special for the florist this year. we had a chance to speak with laurel hollopeter before he puts his floral arranging skills to work in sunny california. california.he starts decorating the floats with thouounds of roses tomorrow. every year - he works until the last minute to make sure the floats are picture perfect for new year's morning.as a floral manager for the iowa city hyvef - he's used to crafting beautiful arrangements for the hawkeyes. he's also a lifelong fan. that's why this rose bowl is all the more meaningful - he'll get to cheer on his favorite team as he carries on his trition. "this is the ultimate trip -